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RE: [K12OSN] OT - Web based appliance

Not yet.  I am going to try and run it under Wine and see if I have any



Ronald R. McDaniel
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> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] OT - Web based appliance
> From: Les Mikesell <les futuresource com>
> Date: Mon, April 30, 2007 10:33 pm
> To: "Support list for open source software in schools."
> <k12osn redhat com>
> rmcdaniel indata us wrote:
> > Yes, I currently use UltraVNC which is the preferred way to use VNC in
> > that situation. 
> I think I misunderstood your problem.  The vnc applet is only worth the 
> trouble if you can't install a vnc viewer on the client side.
>  > I use that for support issues.  No, STI isn't a web
> > application.  It is a client server application that has to run on a
> > windoze box...  I think that Tarantella will do what I am trying to
> > accomplish.  I am trying to get to the point where all of my apps are
> > served up in a web interface.  Due to extreme cost, I don't want to go
> > the M$ Terminal/Citrix way.  I am not that familiar with FreeNX, but I
> > will check it out.  Should I also be looking at possiby running a VM so
> > that I could run Windoze apps on my K12LTSP box that will be accessible
> > by the thin clients ???
> FreeNX just lets you run a remote linux desktop efficiently. The real 
> issue here is that you'll need a windows license for every instance of 
> windows, even under VMware, and a client license for every rdesktop 
> connection to it.  How many of them do you need to run at once?
> > Just trying to get to the point where I can roll out thin clients every
> > (mostly) where.
> Have you tried running the STI client under wine?
> -- 
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